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Temporary road closure planned today for CP Holiday Train, fireworks

Updates on light tour and Lions Centennial Park light disaply

There will be a temporary road closure in Ponoka on Thursday, December 8 on 50 Street between 48 Avenue and 50 Avenue starting at 2:30 p.m. Motorists are asked to please drive with caution and observe ‘No Parking’ signs and barricades.

READ MORE: Ponoka town, county partnering to sponsor fireworks

The road closure will remain in place throughout the Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train’s visit to Ponoka, as well as the holiday fireworks display that will follow. The fireworks are jointly sponsored by the Town of Ponoka and Ponoka County.

For more information on the fireworks and CP Holiday Train event, please visit the Town of Ponoka website at www.ponoka.ca/p/christmas-in-ponoka.

Christmas lights tour map

Ponoka’s annual Christmas lights tour map is available as of Dec. 7.

The tour showcases and celebrates festively decorated homes and yards throughout the community. Self-guide tour maps are now available on the Town of Ponoka’s website at www.ponoka.ca/p/christmas-in-ponoka. Paper copies are also available for pick up at the Ponoka Aquaplex, Ponoka Arena Complex and the Town Office at the Ponoka Civic Centre. Check out the map and enjoy a leisurely Christmas lights tour around Ponoka this holiday season.

Light display at Lions Centennial Park

The Lions Centennial Park Christmas light display will be one of the stops included in Ponoka’s Christmas Lights Tour.

The Christmas light display at Lions Centennial Park is scheduled to begin Dec. 9, and continue until the end of February.

The light display is expected to be bigger and brighter than ever this year due to the Ponoka Lions Club’s $5,000 donation, which is helping to expand the tens of thousands of lights being strung throughout the park this year.

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